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Third Year 

Josya-Gony Charles, M.D.
Drexel University College of Medicine

Dr. Josya-Gony Charles is a native Philadelphian and Haitian by heritage. She attended the Johns Hopkins University where she received a B.S. in Psychology and Barry University where she received her M.S. in Biomedical Sciences. She attended Drexel University College of Medicine and while there held several positions ranging from the local chapter level to the Board of Directors of the Student National Medical Association. Her professional interests include eliminating health care disparities, mentoring students interested in the health sciences, international medical missions, urgent care and teaching. Her personal interests include running and spending time with family and friends. Dr. Charles can be reached at JCharles@amh.org.

 

Evan Guthrie, M.D.
Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University

Dr. Guthrie was raised in Columbus, Ohio.  He earned a B.A. in Chemistry at Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio.  While there he volunteered as a Firefighter and Emergency Medical Technician, and met his lovely wife, Alix.  Evan attended Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  He completed three years of General Surgery residency and decided he wanted a career that allowed him to have more family time and switched to Family Medicine.  Evan’s interests in medicine include women’s health, acute care and palliative medicine.  He lives in rural Delaware with his wife, their young daughter Adelaide May, a house full of dogs and cats, and a yard full of chickens.  Dr. Guthrie can be reached at EGuthrie@amh.org.

 

Alison Lee, D.O.
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Dr. Lee was born in San Francisco and raised in Carlisle, PA.  She graduated from the University of Virginia with a degree in Religious Studies, focusing on Biomedical Ethics.  Her post-baccalaureate year at Penn State and her AmeriCorps position working with the underserved helped her to develop focused goals as she entered medical school.  Her involvement with Physicians for Social Responsibility has helped her to continue to advocate for improved access to health care.  Dr. Lee gained valuable clinical and teaching experience in musculoskeletal medicine as a Teaching Fellow in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine and plans to incorporate these skills into her practice.  The breadth of Family Medicine enables her to focus on her particular interests of Women’s Health, Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, and Integrative Medicine.  She loves to spend time outdoors and considers herself an eco-friendly citizen.  She enjoys exploring Philadelphia through its coffee, restaurants, and farmers’ markets and loves to do this with her husband and daughter.  Dr. Lee can be reached at ALee@amh.org.

 

Megan Madsen, D.O.
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Dr. Madsen was born and raised in the suburbs of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  She attended college at Kent State University in Ohio, where she initially studied Dance and Performing Arts and ultimately obtained a B.A. in Psychology.  She moved to Philadelphia to receive her medical degree from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.  Her professional interests include geriatric medicine and women’s health.  She chose a career in Family Medicine because of the field’s emphasis on preventative medicine and patient education.  In her spare time, Dr. Madsen is an avid baker and animal lover.  She loves reading and spending time with her husband and their two cats, as well as with her family in Pittsburgh.  Dr. Madsen can be reached at MMadsen@amh.org.

 

Andrew Rosner, M.D.
Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University

Dr. Rosner was born and raised right here in Abington. He stayed local for both his undergraduate education at The University of Pennsylvania where he received a bachelor’s degree in Biological Basis of Behavior and medical school at Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University. While in medical school, he was involved with a broad area of community service activities and loved many aspects of medicine. He began a residency in Radiology as he was drawn to the broad depth and breadth of the field but realized immediately that he truly missed the direct patient contact that drew him into medicine. He switched into Family Medicine after his first year of Radiology residency to allow him to have patient contact and to continue to deal with a wide scope of medicine including Pediatrics, Women’s Health, and Geriatrics. Dr. Rosner lives in Center City with his wife and newborn son. He enjoys spending time with his many nieces and nephews, more grown-up family and friends, biking, traveling, and taking pictures wherever he goes. Dr. Rosner can be reached at ARosner@amh.org.

 

William Vaughan, Jr., D.O.
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Dr. Vaughan was born and raised in suburban Philadelphia and is a West Chester University graduate with a B.S. degree in Cell & Molecular Biology.  He earned his D.O. from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.    Prior to joining the Abington Family Medicine Residency Program, Dr. Vaughan completed an Internal Medicine Internship at the Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, Portsmouth, VA.   After completing internship, he served four years as a medical officer at various commands with the U.S. Marine Corps, last serving in the Sierra Nevada Region.   In addition to his interests in the wide breadth of family medicine, his professional interests include wilderness, mountain, and environmental medicine.  Outside of work, he enjoys motorcycling, running, kayaking, camping, traveling, and just about anything outdoors, as well as enjoying the company of his family, friends, and dog.  Dr. Vaughan can be reached at WVaughan@amh.org.


Second Year 

Kate Baranck, D.O.
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Dr. Baranck was born and raised in Pelham, NY. She graduated from Catholic University in D.C. where she studied Psychology and Drama/Music. After college, Dr. Baranck worked as a medical assistant in Cardiology, Nuclear Medicine, and Dermatology practices for three years. While working, she completed a Post-Baccalaureate certificate at Manhattanville College in New York and entered into Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.  Professionally, her interests include geriatrics, women’s health, and nutrition. Outside of work, Dr. Baranck loves to travel and has spent a lot of time in South America working with underserved communities within Bolivia and Brazil. In her spare time, she enjoys running, lacrosse, skiing, swimming, singing, and dancing. Nothing is more important to her than spending time with the people that she loves, especially her wonderful husband, loving family (pets included) and friends. Dr. Baranck can be reached at KBaranck@amh.org.

 

Kathryn Bowry, M.D.
Drexel University College of Medicine

Dr. Bowry grew up in nearby Chalfont, PA and attended Central Bucks West High school.   She went out to northwestern Pennsylvania to attend Allegheny College in Meadville, PA where she majored in Biology and minored in Psychology.  Dr. Bowry received her medical degree from Drexel University College of Medicine where she was president of the Family Medicine Interest Group.  Her passion for family medicine began in medical school when she realized how much she enjoyed the opportunity to get to know her patients and develop relationships with them over time.   Her professional interests within Family Medicine include Geriatrics and Palliative Care.  In her spare time, Dr. Bowry enjoys bike riding, running, tennis, going to Philadelphia Flyers games and spending time with her husband Jason, family and friends.   Dr. Bowry can be reached at KBowry@amh.org.

 

William Callahan, D.O.
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Dr. Callahan was born at Abington Memorial Hospital. He graduated from Bishop McDevitt High School and went on to attend the University of Scranton, where he graduated with a B.S. in biology, with minor focuses in history and philosophy. He earned his medical degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Through his medical education, William had the opportunity to provide medical care to underserved populations, which he hopes to continue as a family physician. Other professional interests include osteopathic manipulation, palliative care, and preventative medicine. Outside of medicine, William enjoys community involvement and civic engagement. In addition William greatly values time with his family and friends. Dr. Callahan can be reached at WCallahan@amh.org.

 

Debra George-Reichley, M.D.
Temple University School of Medicine

Dr. George-Reichley was born and raised in nearby Lansdale, Pennsylvania.  She is a graduate of Cornell University where she competed on the gymnastics team and earned a B.S. in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. She is also a graduate of the University of Delaware where she conducted research on the biomechanics of gait and earned an M.S. in Mechanical Engineering. Following graduate school she enrolled in Temple University School of Medicine to pursue a career as a physician. She chose Family Medicine because of its broad scope and the opportunity to build long-term relationships with patients.

Dr. George-Reichley's outside interests include baking and cake decorating, but most of all she enjoys spending time with her supportive husband Mike and her three wonderful sons, Zeke, Jonah, and Isaac. Dr. George-Reichley can be reached at DGeorge-Reichley@amh.org.

 

Priya Mathew, D.O.
Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine

Dr. Mathew was born in Philadelphia but raised a short distance away in Bensalem, PA. She returned to Philadelphia to attend college at Drexel University, where she graduated with a bachelor's degree in Biological Sciences and a minor in Psychology. She later joined the Philadelphia Department of Public Health's Immunization Program as a Research Assistant, where she worked as a part of the Varicella Active Surveillance Project and promoted varicella vaccinations among pediatric and adult populations. Dr. Mathew moved to New York City to attend medical school at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine. During her medical education, Dr. Mathew focused her energy in participating in various Harlem-based volunteer activities, which included teaching nutrition lessons at area public schools, serving at Harlem soup kitchens, and assisting with community health fairs. Her professional interests include public health, geriatrics, and preventative medicine.  In her spare time, Dr. Mathew serves as a lead vocalist in multiple chorale groups in the Tri-State area. She enjoys traveling, experimenting with culturally diverse food, and catching up on old and new movies in the company of her husband and family. Dr. Mathew can be reached at PMathew@amh.org.

 

Margarita McDonald, M.D.
Tufts University School of Medicine

Dr. McDonald was born and raised in Montgomery County. She earned her B.S. from Ursinus College with a major in Biology and minor in Chemistry.  For medical school she travelled to Boston and earned her M.D. from Tufts University School of Medicine.  After medical school she wanted to return home and completed 2 years of post-graduate training in Obstetrics/Gynecology at Temple University Hospital only to discover this was not her passion. For the past 4 years she has been working as a general practitioner in correctional medicine. While working in correctional medicine she discovered her passion lies within preventative, obesity, sports and addiction medicine. She chose Family Medicine as her specialty because she would be able to incorporate her professional interests and help the family unit as a whole become more knowledgeable about healthy lifestyles. Dr. McDonald is looking forward to a lifetime commitment to helping her community. Outside of the hospital, Dr. McDonald can be found cooking, training for a race, fixing something at her house, watching the Eagles, and spending time with her boyfriend, family, friends and pets.  Dr. McDonald can be reached at MMcDonald@amh.org.

 

Neha Rastogi, D.O.
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Dr. Rastogi was born in Patna, India and came to the United States in 1996 after having spent most of her childhood in Ireland. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Biology with a Minor in Spanish from Haverford College. During her undergraduate career, her interests in foreign languages, travel, and medicine led her to spend a semester abroad at King’s College Pre-Medical Program in London, England. Her experiences as a student, combined with her volunteer work at a women’s shelter in her hometown of Easton PA, inspired her to pursue a career in medicine. Dr. Rastogi earned her medical degree from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine where she was actively involved in numerous organizations advocating Women’s Health. Her professional interests include Women’s Health, Pediatrics and Preventive Medicine. Her hobbies include spending time with family and friends, traveling, fine dining, singing and reading. Dr. Rastogi can be reached at NRastogi@amh.org.


First Year

Anupriya Grover, D.O.
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Anupriya Grover, D.O.Dr. Grover was born and raised in Allentown, Pennsylvania. She attended college at Carnegie Mellon University after which she spent some time working in Investment Banking. Dr. Grover realized that she missed many of the community-health projects she had been a part of in College. She returned to Pennsylvania in 2004 to attend the University of Pennsylvania’s Post-Baccalaureate program while continuing her love of working with adolescents through her role as a Research Coordinator at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. She then continued onto Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine where she pursued projects in medical education and serving student needs through her work in Student Government. Dr. Grover’s professional interests include women’s health, adolescent medicine, medical education, the availability of healthcare to underserved and immigrant populations, and narrative medicine. In her spare time, Dr. Grover enjoys reading, writing, knitting, riding her bike, and spending time with her family and friends.  Dr. Grover can be reached at agrover@amh.org.

 

Christine Ryan, M.D.
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, UMDNJ

Christine Ryan, M.D.Dr. Ryan was born and raised in Ewing, NJ. She graduated from St. Joseph’s University, earning her B.S. in biology. During college, she enjoyed working as a teacher’s assistant and volunteering with individuals with disabilities at the Arc of Philadelphia. She attended Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in Camden, NJ. Her experiences working with an underserved population helped her recognize the importance of primary care and preventive medicine. She chose family medicine because she loved the broad scope of practice and the opportunity to form long term relationships with her patients. Her professional interests include geriatrics, dermatology, academics and adolescent medicine. In her free time, Dr. Ryan enjoys painting, cooking, reading, and spending time with friends and family.  Dr. Ryan can be reached at cryan@amh.org.

 

Danielle Carcia, D.O.
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Danielle Carcia, D.O.Dr. Carcia was born in Bronx, NY but quickly moved to Bucks County when she was just 2 and has lived there ever since. She attended Ursinus College and graduated with a B.S. in biology and a concentration in Spanish.  From Ursinus she continued on to Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school.  Dr. Carcia has always had a passion for community service and has volunteered in various different environments both locally and globally. She has traveled to both Mexico and Ecuador for volunteer activities and would like to return to both in the future. Her professional interests include preventative care, global medicine and continuity of care, which allow her to fit naturally into the field of Family Medicine.  Dr. Carcia comes from a large family and she enjoys spending time with them trying new restaurants, going shopping and to museums, running 5Ks and just enjoying each others company.  Dr. Carcia can be reached at dcarcia@amh.org.

 

Harmony Bonnes, D.O.
Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine-NY

Harmony Bonnes, D.O.Dr. Bonnes was born in Palm Springs, CA; however, she has spent most of her life in the suburbs of Philadelphia. She was graduated from Temple University where she studied biology and psychology. Following her undergraduate education, Dr. Bonnes participated in biochemical research at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.  Yearning for a more active role in health care, Dr. Bonnes enrolled in Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine-NY.  Dr. Bonnes is passionate about community service and international medicine. In her spare time she also greatly enjoys spending time with her family and friends, traveling, and culinary arts. Dr. Bonnes can be reached at hbonnes@amh.org.

 

Zachary Lyons, M.D.
The Commonwealth Medical College

Zachary Lyons, M.D.Dr. Lyons was born in Abington Memorial Hospital and grew up in nearby Huntingdon Valley, PA.  He is the second in his family to come through this residency, following in the footsteps of his father, who graduated from the program in 1983.  Dr. Lyons attended Franklin and Marshall College for his undergraduate studies, majoring in biology and pre-healing arts.  He continued his medical education in Scranton, PA as a member of The Commonwealth Medical College’s charter class.  When he is not recovering from ACL repairs, Dr. Lyons enjoys playing tennis and basketball and spending time with friends and family.  He is a lifelong fan of the Philadelphia Eagles and “knows” that this is their year (regardless of when this is being read).  He is very happy to be back home for his residency and has professional aspirations to practice locally, perhaps joining his father.  Dr. Lyons can be reached at zlyons@amh.org.

 

Priscilla Sepe, M.D.
Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University

Priscilla Sepe, M.D.Dr. Sepe was raised on a farm in the finger lakes region of upstate NY, where she first developed an interest in medicine by taking care of the animals her family raised.  She completed her undergraduate degree in biology at Cornell University.  After graduating, she moved to Philadelphia and spent two years conducting research at a drug treatment facility for pregnant and parenting women at Jefferson, while simultaneously earning a masters degree in public health at Jefferson's School of Population Health.  While at Jefferson Medical College, Dr. Sepe volunteered at the student-run medical clinics at local homeless shelters, and traveling to Rwanda to conduct public health projects.  Her areas of interest include women's health, drug addiction and working with underserved populations.  In her free time, Dr. Sepe enjoys spending time with her husband and son, family and friends, as well as hiking, cooking, pottery and anything else hands-on and crafty.  Dr. Sepe can be reached at psepe@amh.org.

 

Mark Ulbrecht, M.D.
Temple University Medical School

Mark Ulbrecht, M.D.Dr. Ulbrecht is a lifelong Pennsylvanian who was born in Pittsburgh, but spent most of his childhood in State College.  He came to the medical field in a nontraditional way, having first earned a degree in music composition from Bucknell University.  Having many diverse interests, unified by a desire to improve people's lives, he decided to pursue medicine. He completed a post-baccalaureate certificate at Penn State and entered Temple University Medical School.  He decided on Family Medicine because of his desire to provide wide-ranging quality primary care, while forming long-term relationships with his patients. Dr. Ulbrecht enjoys biking and running, playing piano, cooking and loves spending time with his wife, their dog and 3 cats, and their families.  Dr. Ulbrecht can be reached at mulbrecht@amh.org.